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David Kieser (2018)Clinical Senior Lecturer

FRACS, FNZOA, MBChB, PhD, PGDipSurgAnat, MedDip

Email info@davidkieser.co.nz

Tel +64 3 364 1086

Dr David Kieser is a spine and orthopaedic surgeon in Christchurch with an enthusiasm for academic research and education.

Professional and research interests

David's professional interests are varied and cover the gamut of spine and orthopaedic surgery in addition to sports medicine, military medicine, ballistics and forensic sciences.

Professional affiliations

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
  • New Zealand Orthopaedic Association (NZOA)
  • New Zealand Spine Society (NZSS)
  • AO Spine
  • European Spine Study Group (ESSG)
  • Rugby Codes Research Group (RCRG)
  • Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand (SPRINZ)
  • Look AHEAD advisory group

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Publications

Boishardy, A., Bouyer, B., Boissière, L., Larrieu, D., Nunez Pereira, S., Kieser, D., … on behalf of the European Spine Study Group (ESSG). (2022). Surgical site infection a major risk factor of pseudarthrosis in adult spinal deformity surgery. Spine Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2022.08.022

Fitz-Gerald, C., & Kieser, D. (2022). A rare complication of correction surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis requiring rib head resection: A case report. Journal of Orthopaedic Reports, 1, 100075. doi: 10.1016/j.jorep.2022.100075

Kieser, D. C., Wyatt, M. C., Boissiere, L., Hayashi, K., Cawley, D. T., Yilgor, C., … on behalf of the European Spine Study Group. (2022). An age and sex matched study on the effect of obesity on the functional outcomes and complication rates in patients with adult spinal deformity undergoing primary multi-level thoracolumbar spinal fusion. Annals of Joint. Advance online publication. doi: 10.21037/aoj-22-14

Siwetz, M., Kieser, D., Ondruschka, B., Pretterklieber, B., & Hammer, N. (2022). Is there a nerve-free zone in which a subscapularis split can safely be performed? An anatomical study using embalmed specimens. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1097/corr.0000000000002326

Koutp, A., Petritsch, J., Skias, C., Grechenig, P., Andrianakis, A., Kieser, D. C., & Feigl, G. C. (2022). Anatomical topographical investigation of the medial branch of the dorsal thoracic branch of the spinal nerve in the segments T10-T12. Pain Medicine, pnac073. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnac073

Kieser, D., Soltani, S., Wyatt, M., Lim, K., & Kieser, S. (2020). Spontaneous spinal epidural haematomas. In B. Gürer (Ed.), Vascular malformations of the central nervous system. (pp. 103-111). London, UK: IntechOpen. doi: 10.1021/ic0482537

Chapter in Book - Research

Kieser, D. C., & Hammer, N. (2019). An anatomical and pathological classification of thoracolumbar adjacent segment disease. In J. Bettany-Saltikov & G. Kandasamy (Eds.), Spinal deformities in adolescents, adults and older adults. London, UK: InTech Open. doi: 10.5772/intechopen.89960

Chapter in Book - Research

Kieser, D. C., & Wyatt, M. C. (2019). The functional effects of adult spinal deformity and the effectiveness of surgery. In J. Bettany-Saltikov & G. Kandasamy (Eds.), Spinal deformities in adolescents, adults and older adults. London, UK: InTech Open. doi: 10.5772/intechopen.90054

Chapter in Book - Research

Kieser, D. C. (2017). The use of negative pressure therapy in the management of chronic resistant venous ulceration. In L. V. Berhardt (Ed.), Advances in medicine and biology (Vol.117). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science.

Chapter in Book - Research

Kieser, D. C., Eberhardt, T. L., Dickson, G., & Waddell, J. N. (2016). Applied forensic sciences. In J. A. Taylor & J. A. Kieser (Eds.), Forensic odontology: Principles and practice. (pp. 355-376). Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons. doi: 10.1002/9781118864418.ch11

Chapter in Book - Research

Kieser, D., Carr, D., Jermy, M., Mabbott, A., & Kieser, J. (2016). Injury biomechanics. In M. D. Freeman & M. P. Zeegers (Eds.), Forensic epidemiology: Principles and practice. (pp. 201-230). London, UK: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-404584-2.00008-2

Chapter in Book - Research

Rothenfluh, D. A., & Kieser, D. (2019). Spinal trauma in patients with ankylosing spinal conditions. In B. Meyer & M. Rauschmann (Eds.), Spine surgery: A case-based approach. (pp. 319-323). Cham, switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-98875-7_39

Chapter in Book - Other

Boishardy, A., Bouyer, B., Boissière, L., Larrieu, D., Nunez Pereira, S., Kieser, D., … on behalf of the European Spine Study Group (ESSG). (2022). Surgical site infection a major risk factor of pseudarthrosis in adult spinal deformity surgery. Spine Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2022.08.022

Journal - Research Article

Foxall-Smith, M., Wyatt, M. C., Frampton, C., Kieser, D., & Hooper, G. (2022). The 45-year evolution of the Mathys RM monoblock cups: Have the paradigm shifts been worthwhile? HIP International. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/11207000211067507

Journal - Research Article

Kieser, D. C., Wyatt, M. C., Boissiere, L., Hayashi, K., Cawley, D. T., Yilgor, C., … on behalf of the European Spine Study Group. (2022). An age and sex matched study on the effect of obesity on the functional outcomes and complication rates in patients with adult spinal deformity undergoing primary multi-level thoracolumbar spinal fusion. Annals of Joint. Advance online publication. doi: 10.21037/aoj-22-14

Journal - Research Article

Kieser, D. C., Yuksel, S., Boissiere, L., Yilgor, C., Cawley, D. T., Hayashi, K., … European Spine Study Group. (2022). Impact of radiologic variables on item responses of ODI, SRS22 and SF-36. in adult spinal deformity patients: Differential item functioning (DIF) analysis results from a multi-center database. European Spine Journal, 31, 1166-1173. doi: 10.1007/s00586-021-07088-5

Journal - Research Article

Koutp, A., Petritsch, J., Skias, C., Grechenig, P., Andrianakis, A., Kieser, D. C., & Feigl, G. C. (2022). Anatomical topographical investigation of the medial branch of the dorsal thoracic branch of the spinal nerve in the segments T10-T12. Pain Medicine, pnac073. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnac073

Journal - Research Article

Melian, C., Kieser, D., Frampton, C., & Wyatt, M. C. (2022). Teleconsultation in orthopaedic surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis of patient and physician experiences. Journal of Telemedicine & Telecare, 28(7), 471-480. doi: 10.1177/1357633x20950995

Journal - Research Article

Pullen, A., Kieser, D. C., & Hooper, G. (2022). Ballistic gelatin calibration standardisation. BMJ Military Health, 168, 124-127. doi: 10.1136/bmjmilitary-2020-001430

Journal - Research Article

Roscop, C., Gariel, F., Kieser, D. C., Bouyer, B., Gille, O., Marnat, G., & Berge, J. (2022). Doughnut vertebroplasty for circumferential aggressive vertebral hemangiomas. Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery, 14, 89-94. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-016785

Journal - Research Article

Siwetz, M., Kieser, D., Ondruschka, B., Pretterklieber, B., & Hammer, N. (2022). Is there a nerve-free zone in which a subscapularis split can safely be performed? An anatomical study using embalmed specimens. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1097/corr.0000000000002326

Journal - Research Article

Takamori, S., Hamlin, M. J., Kieser, D. C., King, D., Hume, P., Yamazaki, T., … Olsen, P. D. (2022). Senior club-level rugby union player's positional movement performance using individualized velocity thresholds and accelerometer-derived impacts in matches. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 36, 710-716. doi: 10.1519/jsc.0000000000003523

Journal - Research Article

Taylor, S. C., Kieser, D. C., Hammer, N., Ondruschka, B., Kranioti, E., Pullen, A., & Hooper, G. (2022). Viability of Bos taurus scapulae as a flat bone proxy for ballistic testing. BMJ Military Health, 168, 196-199. doi: 10.1136/bmjmilitary-2019-001369

Journal - Research Article

Taylor, S. C., Ondruschka, B., Kieser, D. C., Hammer, N., Lee, M., Hooper, G. J., & Kranioti, E. (2022). Ballistic trauma caused by military rifles: Experimental study based on synthetic skull proxies. Forensic Science, Medicine, & Pathology, 18, 30-36. doi: 10.1007/s12024-021-00432-7

Journal - Research Article

Wyatt, M. C., Kieser, D. C., Frampton, C. M. A., Woodfield, T., & Hooper, G. J. (2022). How do 3D-printed primary uncemented acetabular components compare with established uncemented acetabular cups? The experience of the New Zealand National Joint Registry. HIP International, 32(1), 73-79. doi: 10.1177/1120700020918233

Journal - Research Article

Bourghli, A., Boissière, L., Kieser, D., Larrieu, D., Pizones, J., Alanay, A., … Obeid, I. (2021). Multiple-rod constructs do not reduce pseudarthrosis and rod fracture after pedicle subtraction osteotomy for adult spinal deformity correction but improve quality of life. Neurospine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.14245/ns.2142596.298

Journal - Research Article

Cawley, D. T., Takemoto, M., Boissiere, L., Larrieu, D., Kieser, D. C., Fujishiro, T., … European Spine Study Group, ESSG. (2021). The impact of corrective surgery on health-related quality of life subclasses in adult scoliosis: Will degree of correction prognosticate degree of improvement? European Spine Journal, 30, 2033-2039. doi: 10.1007/s00586-021-06786-4

Journal - Research Article

COVIDSurg Collaborative, and GlobalSurg Collaborative, including, Wright, D., Kieser, D., Rennie, S., Clifford, Z., Frizelle, F., Glyn, T., Lyons, O., O'Grady, M., Roake, J., Ailabouni, R., Alqassab, M., Amer, M., Haddow, J., Hawkins, R., Oliver, T., Saw, K. S., Gaston, M., & Haimona, M. (2021). Timing of surgery following SARS-CoV-2 infection: An international prospective cohort study. Anaesthesia, 76, 748-758. doi: 10.1111/anae.15458

Journal - Research Article

COVIDSurg Collaborative, and GlobalSurg Collaborative, including, Wright, D., Kieser, D., Rennie, S., Clifford, Z., Frizelle, F., Glyn, T., Lim, E., Lyons, O., O'Grady, M., Roake, J., Ailabouni, R., Alqassab, M., Amer, M., Haddow, J., Hawkins, R., Oliver, T., Saw, K. S., Gaston, M., & Haimona, M. (2021). SARS-CoV-2 vaccination modelling for safe surgery to save lives: Data from an international prospective cohort study. British Journal of Surgery, 108, 1056-1063. doi: 10.1093/bjs/znab101

Journal - Research Article

Dehn, G., Hammer, N., Wyatt, M. C., Soltani, S. J., & Kieser, D. C. (2021). Relative position of the supra-acetabular bone to the crestal plane: A radiological analysis. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 167(2), 89-92. doi: 10.1136/jramc-2019-001251

Journal - Research Article

Fernandes Marques, M., Fiere, V., Obeid, I., Charles, Y.-P., El-Youssef, K., Lahoud, A., … Kieser, D., … on behalf of Société Française de Chirurgie Rachidienne, SFCR. (2021). Pseudarthrosis in adult spine deformity surgery: Risk factors and treatment options. European Spine Journal, 30, 3225-3232. doi: 10.1007/s00586-021-06861-w

Journal - Research Article

Kieser, D. C., Boissiere, L., Bourghli, A., Hayashi, K., Cawley, D., Yilgor, C., … on behalf of the European Spine Study Group. (2021). Obeid-coronal malalignment classification is age related and independently associated to personal reported outcome measurement scores in the nonfused spine. Neurospine, 18(3), 475-480. doi: 10.14245/ns.2142458.229

Journal - Research Article

Kieser, D. C., Bourghli, A., Larrieu, D., Cawley, D. T., Hayashi, K., Jakinapally, J., … Obeid, I. (2021). Impact of COVID-19 on the pain and disability of patients with adult spinal deformity. Spine Deformity, 9, 1073-1076. doi: 10.1007/s43390-021-00315-5

Journal - Research Article

Longoni, A., Li, J., Lindberg, G. C. J., Rnjak-Kovacina, J., Wise, L. M., Hooper, G. J., Woodfield, T. B. F., Kieser, D. C., & Lim, K. S. (2021). Strategies for inclusion of growth factors into 3D printed bone grafts. Essays in Biochemistry, 65(3), 569-585. doi: 10.1042/ebc20200130

Journal - Research Article

Melian, C., Frampton, C., Wyatt, M. C., & Kieser, D. (2021). Teleconsultation in the management of elective orthopedic and spinal conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic: Prospective cohort study of patient experiences. JMIR Formative Research, 5(6), e28140. doi: 10.2196/28140

Journal - Research Article

Pullen, A. E., Kieser, D. C., Hooper, G., & Plummer, T. C. H. (2021). A study into the viability of Synbone® as a proxy for Sus scrofa (domesticus) ribs for use with 7.62 × 51 mm Full Metal Jacket ammunition in ballistic testing. Forensic Science, Medicine, & Pathology, 17(4), 665-669. doi: 10.1007/s12024-021-00426-5

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Pullen, A., Kieser, D. C., & Hooper, G. (2021). A study into the viability of Synbone® as a proxy for Sus scrofa (domesticus) ribs for use with 5.56-mm open tip match ammunition in ballistic testing. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 135, 521-526. doi: 10.1007/s00414-020-02416-8

Journal - Research Article

Singh, A., Zwirner, J., Templer, F., Kieser, D., Klima, S., & Hammer, N. (2021). On the morphological relations of the Achilles tendon and plantar fascia via the calcaneus: A cadaveric study. Scientific Reports, 11(1), 5986. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-85251-0

Journal - Research Article

Stringer, M. R., Hooper, G. J., Frampton, C., & Kieser, D. C. (2021). Periprosthetic fractures of the femur in primary total hip arthroplasty: A New Zealand Joint Registry analysis. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 91, 404-408. doi: 10.1111/ans.16611

Journal - Research Article

Vanamala, R., Hammer, N., & Kieser, D. (2021). Anatomical landmarks for intraoperative adductor canal block in total knee arthroplasty: A cadaveric feasibility assessment. Arthroplasty Today, 10, 82-86. doi: 10.1016/j.artd.2021.05.004

Journal - Research Article

Wyatt, M. C., Frampton, C. M., Whitehouse, M. R., Deere, K. C., Sayers, A., & Kieser, D. (2021). Benchmarking total knee replacement constructs using noninferiority analysis: The New Zealand Joint Registry study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 22(1), 721. doi: 10.1186/s12891-021-04606-w

Journal - Research Article

Zwirner, J., Koutp, A., Vidakovic, H., Ondruschka, B., Kieser, D. C., & Hammer, N. (2021). Assessment of plantaris and peroneus tertius tendons as graft materials for ankle ligament reconstructions: A cadaveric biomechanical study. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 115, 104244. doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2020.104244

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Atienza-Roca, P., Kieser, D., Cui, X., Bathish, B., Ramaswamy, Y., Hooper, G. J., Clarkson, A. N., … Wise, L. M., Woodfield, T. B. F., & Lim, K. S. (2020). Visible light mediated PVA-tyramine hydrogels for covalent incorporation and tailorable release of functional growth factors. Biomaterials Science, 8(18), 5005-5019. doi: 10.1039/D0BM00603C

Journal - Research Article

Bourghli, A., Boissiere, L., Larrieu, D., Kaissar, F., Cawley, D., Fujishiro, T., Kieser, D., … European Spine Study Group. (2020). Opioids and analgesics use after adult spinal deformity surgery correlates with sagittal alignment and preoperative analgesic pattern. European Spine Journal, 29, 73-84. doi: 10.1007/s00586-019-06141-8

Journal - Research Article

Chin, J., Blackett, J., Kieser, D. C., Frampton, C., & Hooper, G. (2020). The value of routine intravenous tranexamic acid in total hip arthroplasty: A preliminary study. Advances in Orthopedics, 2020, 2943827. doi: 10.1155/2020/2943827

Journal - Research Article

Cunningham, G., Wright, D., Nnadi, C., & Kieser, D. C. (2020). Patient outcome questionnaires in the British Spine Registry: What are response rates low and which patients groups are responding? Journal of Spine & Neurosurgery, 9, 1. doi: 10.37532/jsns.2020.9(1).337

Journal - Research Article

Damade, C., Masse, R., Ghailane, S., Petit, M., Castelain, J.-E., Gille, O., … Kieser, D. C. (2020). Anterior cervical idiopathic hyperostosis and dysphagia: The impact of surgical management: Study of a series of 11 cases. World Neurosurgery, 138, e305-e310. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.02.097

Journal - Research Article

Deng, Y., Kieser, D., Wyatt, M., Stringer, M., Frampton, C., & Hooper, G. (2020). Risk factors for periprosthetic femoral fractures around total hip arthroplasty: A systematic review and meta-analysis. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 90, 441-447. doi: 10.1111/ans.15473

Journal - Research Article

Haleem, S., Edwin, J., Bashir, M. A., Soltani, S., Nadarajah, R., & Kieser, D. C. (2020). Infection in neuro-muscular scoliosis deformity correction. International Wound Journal, 17, 729-734. doi: 10.1111/iwj.13332

Journal - Research Article

Hayashi, K., Boissière, L., Cawley, D. T., Larrieu, D., Kieser, D., Berjano, P., … Obeid, I. (2020). A new classification for coronal malalignment in adult spinal deformity: A validation and the role of lateral bending radiographs. European Spine Journal, 29, 2287-2294. doi: 10.1007/s00586-020-06513-5

Journal - Research Article

Kieser, D. C., Thakar, C., Cunningham, G., Vidakovic, H., Hammer, N., & Nnadi, C. (2020). The value of a modified Wiltse approach for deformity correction in neuromuscular scoliosis. International Journal of Spine Surgery, 14(2), 170-174. doi: 10.14444/7023

Journal - Research Article

Taylor, S. C., Hammer, N., Zwirner, J., Ondruschka, B., & Kieser, D. C. (2020). Morphometric and density comparisons of Bos taurus scapulae as a proxy to human frontal crania. Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences, 10, 17. doi: 10.1186/s41935-020-00191-6

Journal - Research Article

Taylor, S. C., Kieser, D. C., Hammer, N., & Hooper, G. (2020). Microscopic and macroscopic comparisons of 0.223 soft point and full metal jacket ammunition with bos taurus scapulae as a proxy to human flat bones. BMJ Military Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/bmjmilitary-2020-001491

Journal - Research Article

Wright, D. N., Kieser, D. C., Cunningham, G., Liantis, P., Hunt, R., Ember, T. M., … Lucas, J. D. (2020). Halo femoral traction for 1 week between staged anterior and posterior fusion surgeries for severe adolescent scoliosis is effective and safe. World Neurosurgery, 141, e998-e1004. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.06.103

Journal - Research Article

Wyatt, M. C., Kunutsor, S. K., Beswick, A. D., Whitehouse, M. R., & Kieser, D. C. (2020). Outcomes following primary total hip arthroplasty with pre-existing spinal fusion surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational evidence. Bone & Joint Journal, 102-B(6), 664-670. doi: 10.1302/0301-620x.102b6.Bjj-2019-1473.R1

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